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The Cincinnati Youth Collaborative is committed to helping our most vulnerable young people overcome obstacles to achieve their dreams and have bright futures. Connect with us to see how you can become involved.
95% of CYC seniors successfully transferred to job, college, or military in the 2016-2017 school year.
Through a one-credit high school elective, CYC career specialists keep at-risk students, including foster care youth, in school and on the path to employment, college enrollment or enlistment in the military. Students are taught 37 critical core competencies including:
Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates (JCG) is dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who have serious barriers to graduation and/or employment.
In more than three decades of operation, JCG has delivered consistent,
compelling results – helping young people stay in school through graduation,
pursue post-secondary education or training and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities. Through classroom facilitation, Project-based Learning and Work Experience Opportunities students are taught 37 core competencies in the following cluster areas:
Jobs for Cincinnati Graduates is a credited in-school elective class preparing students for life after high school. JCG is a local chapter of the statewide Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates program (JOG) and the national Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). Along with core competency training, JCG facilitates a student-lead Career Association with the following goals: